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  • National Gun Control Laws
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    Gun-control, term that refers to the management of firearms in an effort to reduce criminal use of weapons. Gun-control generally is concerned with the passage of legislation- on a local, state, or national level-that places restrictions on legal ownership of certain firearms. These restrictions often involve mandatory waiting periods for prospective gun buyers or banning the sale of some weapons altogether. In the early 1990's there were more than 200 million privately owned guns in the United ...
  • Stricter Gun Control Laws
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    Gun Control: Is It A Problem? Ten-thousand, five-hundred, twenty-seven people die a year in a handgun related incidents in the United States. This number, by far, out weighs those gun related deaths in countries such as Sweden, Great Britain, and Japan, which number 13, 22, and 87 respectively. What is the reason for such drastic differences in numbers? The latter mentioned countries have stricter gun control laws and they require bare arm safety courses. These laws have a direct relationship to...
  • 20000 Gun Control Laws
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    GUN CONTROL Gun Control can be called the 'acid test' of liberalism. All true liberals must favor stricter gun controls. After all, doesn't the United States have the most heavily armed population on the earth? Are we not the world's most violent people? Surely these facts must be at least casually connected. Therefore the apparently desperate need to 'do something' about the vast quantity of firearms and firearms abuse is obvious. Guns are employed in an enormous number of crimes in this countr...
  • Negative Effect Of Gun Control Laws
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    Gun Control Gun control is an awfully big issue in the United States today. Many people in America don't agree with the gun control laws that they have today. Gun control laws only take guns and freedom away from law-abiding citizens. Many citizens have their own reasons for owning a gun. Why would the government want to make it harder for people to own a gun? People that own guns aren't very likely to be attacked by criminals. Owning a handgun is one of the best ways of protection when used cor...
  • Stricter Gun Control Laws
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    The right to bear arms is guaranteed in the constitution by the Second Amendment. Liberals are looking to amend the constitution any way they can. They want to ban handguns or at least restrict sales. Studies have shown that gun control cannot stop people from committing the crime. While the Founding Fathers of this country were developing the system of government, as set forth in the Constitution, many feared that a standing army controlled by a strong central government would leave them helple...
  • Terrorist Attacks And Gun Control Laws
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    The Second Amendment of the Bill of Rights gives people the right to keep and bear arms. The ideas of setting strict laws that allow only hunting rifle use, and laws that allow more freedom has been argued over for many years. The best argument protecting the Second Amendment is that people have more security when possessing a gun. Although this is possibly true, gun control provides much more than comfort for the people. The second amendment has some benefits, but many dangers also come with ha...
  • Gun Control Laws
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    Gun Control Abortion, euthanasia, and capital punishment are all controversial issues in today's society. Just as important of an issue to many people is gun control. Gun control lobbyists believe that there should be more control over firearms while anti-lobbyists believe there is already enough. Although many people are killed or seriously injured by firearms which are improperly stored, statistics show that assaults with firearms have been progressively lowered since 1975. Therefore, Justice ...
  • Tougher Gun Control Laws
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    The question of weather or not to have tougher gun control laws is a major issue for the American society. Violence with guns in the United States seems to be ever growing. Gun violence claims the lives of an estimated 34,000 Americans each year. It is evident that some people should just not have the right, or privilege to own a gun. Such was the case of Colin Ferguson, who boarded a Long Island Railroad train in New York City. Ferguson proceeded to pull out a 9-millimeter pistol and walk down ...
  • Gun Control Laws Need
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    Do We Need Tougher Gun Control Laws What does the sound of amendment mean In its entirety it reads, "A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed". Does this confer an unqualified right to bear arms Or is it a right conditioned by the clause preceding the statement of right Does the militia refer to the pe 9 opl e generally, or does it specifically relate to the organized ("well regulated") milita...
  • Gun Control Laws
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    THE SECOND AMENDMENT: What Role Should The Government Play in Gun Control A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed. Gun control is a real issue with Americans today. Many people have different opinions about how to handle our growing dilemma concerning guns. There are those who believe we should ban guns altogether and those who believe we should not ban or restrict the peoples right to own gu...
  • One Gun Crime Criminals
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    Gun control has been an issue for a long time. Gun control is the government limitation of the purchase and ownership of firearms. The availability of guns is controlled by nations and localities throughout the world. In the U.S. the right of the people to keep and bear arms is guaranteed by the Constitution, but has been variously interpreted. Some states and localities have enacted strict licensing and other control measures. The issue is gun control, and the following arguments present the pr...
  • New Gun Control Laws In Canadian
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    In the Interests of the Public: New Gun Control Laws in Canadian increase in gun control is not in the best interests of society, it just provides a false sense of security. Through out history governments have used guns as a scapegoat for their problems with violent crime. Guns are not the problem when it comes to society's problems with violence, people are. Guns do not commit the crimes people do. You must control the criminals in order to control crime. The first restrictions on firearms in ...
  • Stricter Gun Control Laws
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    Gun Control People for Gun Control The recent events that has happened, such as the school shootings and all the violence seen on television, has without a doubt made many of us consider gun control as a possible solution to the violence that has spread across the nation. On the other hand there is other ways to reduce the violence besides using gun control to do that, which are teaching proper gun handling and making mandatory licensing to obtain a gun. With gun control laws the government is p...
  • Gun Control Laws
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    Is Gun Control Necessary As a result of the many school shootings that have taken place in the last few years, there has been a huge push for stricter gun control laws. Many people don t feel safe in today's society. The government has been listening to the people and has already passed some laws. There are some people who are opposed to stircter gun control laws. Many gun enthusiasts don t believe that gun control laws realy work because only the law abiding citizens would follow them and they ...
  • Only Way Gun Control Laws
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    In "Just Take Away Their Guns", author James Q. Wilson argues that "Legal restraints on the lawful purchase of guns will have little effect on the illegal use of guns" (Wilson 63). Wilson points out that it would be tough to remove all legally purchased guns from the streets and nearly impossible to confiscate illegally purchased guns. Gun advocate J. Warren Cassidy argues that "The American people have a right 'to keep and bear arms'. This right is protected by the Second Amendment to the Const...
  • Gun Control Laws
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    Gun control has long been an issue affecting Americans. It has slowly been ruing America. Started in the early part of this century and continuing to be an issue today, gun control is picking up speed and gaining force via many laws that have been put into place. Gun lobbying groups persuade voters and raise citizen's awareness and often use the Second Amendment in their fight. Many groups of people are hurt by gun control. As we will see, the only people to benefit from gun control are criminal...
  • Coffe And Better Gun Control Laws
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    Gun Control 1st affirmative speech Anyone who thinks that we have enough gun control laws is either NRA, or severly misguided. And since I'm probably going to end up getting brushed off in the long run anyway, I'll get my teams two cents in. There is really no place to begin, so I'll dive on in head first. Gun Control laws need to be much stricter. This is so obvious it isn't even funny. While on thought about this issue, I thought about what our colleges, the negative status quo would say. I th...
  • Gun Control Laws Help Americans
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    The Battle for Gun Control Jason Reif schneider March 8, 1999 The Battle for Gun Control The United States of America has the highest rate of gun-related deaths of any nations in the world, and yet has some of the most liberal policies of gun control. Very few laws exist that limit the sale, or trade of guns. Controversy surrounds this issue, with both sides touting statistics and surveys to support their case. However, the issue of gun-control regulations has not been resolved. Gun-control laws...
  • Gun Control Laws
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    My thoughts on gun control are, , well, , gun control is out of control!! The ignorant citizens of this society who support and push for more constraining GUN CONTROL LAWS have no idea of what GUN CONTROL is!! Paul Harvey sums up THE TRUTH ABOUT GUN CONTROL. Everyone should read this article and remember history, , all of history. Remember how this nation was born, how TEXAS was liberated (by armed citizens)!! Never forget how ruthless dictators and governments sacrificed and massacred their una...
  • Gun Control Laws
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    Gun control in American Nowadays, people have more freedom than ever. However, not everybody has the right to own a gun except those people who are in America. In America today there are between 250 and 30000 million firearms in private hands, amounting to one weapon for every American. (Spitzer, J.R.) Are American people safer than others? Do more guns mean less crime? Many people doubt it for American has higher crime rates and frequently school shooting events. Every year there are approximat...

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